Claim by Deutsche Post AG rejected
Dr. Florian Schwab reports on the complex trademark decision of the European Court of Justice from 20 February 2018 T-118/16) in the online magazine World Trademark Review.
The Court rejected the likelihood of confusion with the common element POST and rejected the claim brought by Deutsche Post AG.
In detailed discussions, in particular regarding similarity of word elements, the Court found that the mark overall was sufficiently different due to the preceding word element BE and that the union trademark registration was valid.
Read the entire article here. This article appeared on 13.03.2018 in WTR Daily (component of World Trademark Review).